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Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

Once again, I can't say enough great things about this place. I spent the weekend in between a 2 week DC assignment. Some of the staff remembered me from my last stay , which was 5 months ago! I'm sure it helps that we're both named Tiffini, bur impressive all the same. The folks were also very helpful to my... More 

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Thomas F, General Manager at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tiffini J, I am glad you escaped from DC to join us for the weekend and it seems like you had a great welcome with the champagne and roses waiting in your room. I was thrilled to note that "our" Tiffani, Ludmilla, Bryan and Stephanie all provided you with excellent service. I have shared your feedback with them! Are... More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Lorien Hotel June 26 and 27. It was for both business and pleasure. The business side was terrific because the hotel is only a couple of blocks from the Blue Line Metro, so my husband could quickly get to either the Pentagon or on to Roslyn. The pleasure side worked out just as... More 

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Thomas F, General Manager at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear DorothyH78, I was thrilled to read that the Lorien meant the best of both worlds to you by being convenient to the Metro for your husband and right on King St. for all the shopping and dining. I am glad you were able to use the Lorien as your main hub for all of your family activities, and of... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We had to make a trip to Alexandria for a difficult family situation and chose the Lorien for its proximity to our destination. Even though we were early for check in, the front desk greeted us warmly and made a great effort to get us situated. They were kind enough to upgrade us because of our wait and made a... More 

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1 Thank 727JimT
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Dear 727JimT, I am sorry you had to travel for a difficult family situation and hope things have improved. I was pleased to note our staff assisted you during your stay and helped create a relaxing environment for you. I am glad you enjoyed all of your dinner experiences at BRABO. We look forward to your next visit, Thomas More 

Columbia, Maryland
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We stayed here for one night for my birthday. We have stayed in another Kimpton Hotel in Old Town Alexandria for a staycation night and had the same experience-AWESOME! The staff is super nice, when we checked in they did an automatic upgrade to a suite room for us. Was very cute, the room had a very modern feel but... More 

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Dear Stephanie B, Thank you for choosing to spend your birthday weekend us, and of course Happy Birthday! I am glad you enjoyed your roomy and luxurious suite as well as your dinner in BRABO. I was pleased to note you received birthday recognition throughout your stay from our staff, and that it made such a difference. We hope to... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 12 July 2012

During the recent storms, we were without power for 5 days. SO THANKFUL for the INCREDIBLE staff and room at the Lorien Hotel. Our room was a perfect layout for our family and the staff provided us with everything we needed to make our stay extremely comfortable and the closest thing to "home." We even had a computer in our... More 

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Dear Melissa M, I appreciate you taking the time to recognize our team members for their outstanding efforts to make sure any “Derecho” storm victims were made to feel at home while they waited for their power to return. I am glad you enjoyed the size and décor of your guest room, the complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as our other... More 

Hot Springs, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2012

The hotel has a perfect location in Alexandria with easy access to the metro for excursions into Washington DC and within comfortable walking distance from the many restaurants and shops within Alexandria itself. The hotel itself is very stylish and functional. The boutique style is well suited to short stays with the rooms very well appointed and equipped. The 5pm... More 

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Thank Peter K
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Dear Peter K, I am glad you made excellent use of our ideal location near the King St. Metro stop, as well as our close proximity to all the wonderful shopping and restaurants Alexandria has to offer. I was pleased to note you enjoyed our complimentary wine reception and that you found our team to be very accommodating. I am... More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I always look up the Lorien whenever I come to DC. It's the only hotel I've ever seen that can genuinely claim to offer a modern, 21st century hotel experience. The room is pristine, the furnishings are futuristic, the spa services menu is longer than than the room service menu, and they even give you a computer in your room.... More 

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Dear Jack B, I am thrilled that we are your hotel of choice when you travel to DC because of our modern décor, our extensive spa menu and our reasonable prices. I can’t tell you how we do it, but do look forward to your next visit! Cordially, Thomas More 

Portland, Maine
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45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We stayed two nights at the Lorien Hotel. It was truly a whole level above any other hotel I've stayed at. The hotel itself is beautiful and very quiet. The rooms are extremly comfortable and don't feel like a hotel room at all--in a really great way! Lots of space, a nice little fridge, super clean, beautiful bedding. The bathroom... More 

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Dear Petunia78, I was pleased to note you really enjoyed your accommodations which didn’t feel like a hotel room to you because of all the high-end finishes and simple touches. Most of all it was nice read you received wonderful service from everyone on our team. I have shared you comments with our staff. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

Although one can't blame a hotel for an area-wide blackout, one can criticize this hotel for the fact that the air conditioning system malfunctioned for days after the blackout ended, and the staff didn't seem to know what was going on, or decided or were told not to be frank with the guests. After several period when the AC was... More 

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1 Thank Richard M
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Dear Richard M, I am sorry you had to suffer through the recent heat wave without a consistently operating air conditioning system. Please accept my apologies for our staff not offering more substantive explanations regarding the state of repairs to our major air conditioning equipment. I can assure you they were not trying to hold back information. The repairs were... More 

1 review
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Super clean rooms and incredibly friendly staff make the Lorien the only place to stay in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Dear RockStarRealtor, I am glad you enjoyed our spotless rooms and interacting with our friendly staff. We look forward to your next visit, Thomas More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in Old Town Alexandria, our luxury boutique hotel is a collaborative dream. Renowned interior designer Vicente Wolf created a space that is reflective of the past and grounded in modern sensibilities. Combined with the stylish calm of our spa, our destination restaurant, BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier, a striking environment and the amenities expected of a Kimpton Hotel, Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa unites the elegance of yesteryear with the comforts of modern-day living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

Address: 1600 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Region: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 10,259 - ₹ 28,315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
Lorien Hotel Kimpton
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Alexandria
#1 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#3 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
#3 Luxury Hotel in Alexandria
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Our room 317 overlooked the courtyard. Nice view.”
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“Our room was one of perhaps four on the floor that were smaller. Ask when booking about room size.”
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“Don't book your room through a 3rd party company because they will not give you your Kimpton member points. Such BS”
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